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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson throws a pass against the Tennessee Titans during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Ravaged by COVID-19, Ravens face issues beyond new schedule

Nov. 27, 2020 10:56 PM EST

With reigning NFL MVP Lamar Jackson under quarantine as part of an outbreak of COVID-19 that has ravaged the Baltimore Ravens, the team has turned its focus from breaking out of a slump to simply getting healthy and back to practice. The Ravens have more than a dozen players on the reserve/COVID-19 list, and...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson throws a pass against the Tennessee Titans during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Reports: Ravens QB Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19

Nov. 26, 2020 11:31 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has tested positive for COVID-19, according to multiple media outlets. Last year's NFL MVP is the biggest star to become infected by the virus. The Baltimore Sun and ESPN, both citing unidentified sources, reported that Jackson was among four more...

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Chase Claypool (11) makes a reception against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Ravens-Steelers game moved from Thursday night to Sunday

Nov. 25, 2020 6:43 PM EST

The Thanksgiving night game between the Ravens and Steelers has been switched to Sunday afternoon because of coronavirus issues with Baltimore. The NFL announced the move Wednesday, placing the game at 1:15 p.m. EST on NBC. Previously, it was scheduled for NBC's prime-time telecast on Thanksgiving Day. Baltimore...

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Devin Duvernay, left, tries to bring down Tennessee Titans safety Amani Hooker after he intercepted a pass from Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

The Latest: USC stops training after positive COVID test

Nov. 24, 2020 6:42 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ No. 19 Southern California has closed its training complex for the day after an unidentified player tested positive for COVID-19. The unbeaten Trojans didn’t practice Tuesday and held their meetings virtually while...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) passes as offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva (78) blocks Tennessee Titans linebacker Harold Landry (58) in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Unbeaten Steelers, surging Ravens renew high-stakes rivalry

Oct. 29, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

The fierce NFL rivalry between the Steelers and Ravens lost some of its luster last year when Pittsburgh stumbled to the finish without injured quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Baltimore swept the Steelers, capping a 14-2 regular season by playing its backups in a 28-10 rout. The Ravens had already clinched the...

Baltimore Ravens defenders Pernell McPhee (90) Calais Campbell (93) prepare for the next play during an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Houston. In the midst of an NFL season that is course to set records for the most points and touchdowns, the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers are winning on the strength of their defense. (AP Photo/Matt Patterson)

Ravens intend to show Pittsburgh they play defense better

Oct. 28, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

In the midst of an NFL season that is on course to set records for the most points and touchdowns, the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers are winning on the strength of their defenses. The Steelers have the top-ranked unit in the league in terms of fewest yards allowed (286.3 per game) and are riding a...